The buzz around town reported by some press has been that the singing in Les Misérables
was unique because it was recorded live, something that had never been done before in a movie musical. Production sound mixer Simon Hayes
wants to set the record straight. “That’s not what we’re claiming, and we never did claim it was the first time," said Hayes. "Where Les Mis
the movie is unique, and I think is groundbreaking and we are indeed the first, isn’t just the live singing element. What was really exciting about director Tom Hooper
vision was that he didn’t want to tie the actor’s performances to a prerecorded track."
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Mon, Dec 31 2012 9:09 AM
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